Engaging Archives Workshop – 16 Oct 2014

Engaging Archives: Women, Gender & Sexuality in the Archive: A networking workshop with archivists, librarians, donors and users of archives.

Date: Thursday 16 October 2014 2.00-4.45 pm

Venue: Brotherton Room, Special Collections, University of Leeds

Hosted by Feminist Archive North and the School of History, with the support of the LHRI. The workshop is free but you need to register to in advance by e mailing Kate Dossett k.m.dossett@leeds.ac.uk

2:00-2.45pm: Women, Gender & Sexuality in Leeds Archives

Kitty Ross, “An introduction to the Leonora Cohen suffragette archive,” Leeds City Museums & Galleries

Katy Thornton, Special Collections, Brotherton Library, University of Leeds

Nicola Kenmir, West Yorkshire Archive Service

Tamsin Slade and Katie Entwistle, M&S Company Archive and the Illustrated Archive

Lauren Ryall-Stockton, Thackray Medical Museum

2.45-3.15pm: Archives and Communities

Sue Barnes, Skippko

Gill Park, Pavilion

Sally Deane, Women’s Aid

Lieran Docherty, Together Women

COFFEE BREAK 3.15-3.45

3.45-4.15pm: Creating Archives

Fiona Philip (Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds), The Pararchive Project

Laura King (Arts Engaged Fellow, University of Leeds), “Families and Archives: What’s missing from collections”

Naomi Bolser (Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds), “The Womens Independent Moving Image Archive”

4.15-4.45 Feminist Archive North

Jalna Hanmer (Feminist Archive North), “Women, Social Movements and Social Change”

Jessica Bull (Undergraduate Research & Leadership Scholar, University of Leeds), “Women’s Spaces through Archives”